Amblema plicata, Specimen #3 Metadata
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- Main Title Amblema plicata, Specimen #3
Collector: Britton, JosephCreator Type: Personal
Collector: Murphy, C.Creator Type: Personal
Collector: Golightly, C.Creator Type: Personal
Collector: Boone, ConstanceCreator Type: Personal
Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumContributor Type: OrganizationContributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
Author: SayContributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Citation: (Say, 1817)
- Creation: 1975-10-04
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- Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
- Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : brown and purplish-white ; 60 - 100 mm.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
- Keyword: shells
- Scientific Name: Amblema plicata
- Keyword: three-ridge
- Keyword: Lake Houston
- Keyword: San Jacinto basin
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Harris County
Name: Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel CollectionCode: JOSEPH
Name: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumCode: EFNHM
- Accession or Local Control No: Catalog Number: 00000003
- Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 1616-1
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34153
- Academic Department: Biological Sciences